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" To-day, my lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood... "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1785
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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Materialist Shakespeare: A History

Ivo Kamps - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 342 pages
...Lo what befell! He threw his eye aside. And mark what object did present itself. Under an old oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age And high top bald with dry antiquity, A wretched ragged man, o'ergrown with hair, Lay sleeping on his back. (IV.iii. 100-107) These images...
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An American Liaison: Leamington Spa and the Hawthornes, 1855-1864

Bryan Homer - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 472 pages
...brother that hath banish'd you. To-day my Lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him as he lay along Under an oak whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood: To the which place a poor sequester'd stag That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come to...
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

Rod Preece - Nature - 2002 - 413 pages
...haunches gor'd. first Lord: Indeed, my lord, The melancholy Jaques grieves at that; ... as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood: To the which place a poor sequester'd stag, That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come to...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...kindly* (n. iii. 52). Finally we might observe the close association of the 'hungry* lioness and an oak 'whose boughs were moss'd with age, and high top bald with dry antiquity* (iv. iii. 101-27). The 'tops' of trees, and fierce beasts are often found with tempests : here the...
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Scene-speare! : Shakespearean Scenes for Student Actors

William Shakespeare, Lindsay Price, Theatrefolk - Acting - 2004 - 163 pages
...forest, Lo, what befell! He threw his eye aside, And mark what object did present itself: Under an oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age And high top bald with dry antiquity, A wretched ragged man, o'ergrown with hair, Lay sleeping on his back: about his neck A green and gilded...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...that hath banished you: Today my Lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him as he lay along 30 Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood, To the which place a poor sequest'red stag, That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurt, Did come to...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of Love

Alexander Leggatt - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 288 pages
...the setting, as a writer would do, and describes himself as a character in the story : Under an oak, whose boughs were moss'd with age And high top bald with dry antiquity, A wretched ragged man, o'ergrown with hair, Lay sleeping on his back. (iv. iii. 103-6) The measured...
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Painting Shakespeare: The Artist as Critic, 1720-1820

Stuart Sillars - Art - 2006 - 337 pages
...introducing the events: To-day my lord of Amiens and myself, Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood (2.1.29-32) Their presence prepares the well informed reader for Jaques' own words which 'moralise...
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